The weekly devotions on this page are written by our staff, volunteers and those involved in intercessory prayer ministry. We are grateful for their contribution and heart after God. A new devotion will be posted every Monday.
“Now Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1
By faith, we choose to receive the promises of God. Our faith is the door, the access route through which the promises of God are attained. Faith is the door that opens up healing, deliverance, baptisms and anointing for ministry. God’s promises include divine health and supernatural healing.
Faith is God’s idea. We receive divine health and supernatural healing by faith. We receive financial prosperity by faith. If we are trusting in God and believe His Word then our faith can be activated to receive the desired result. If you are asking God for a spouse, children, housing or food, let your faith work for you. As you stand in faith, not wavering, then you will receive all your needs met according to God’s riches in glory. That could include your spouse, your children, your home, your food and all your earthly needs being received as a result of using your faith and being in agreement with God’s Word. (more…)
When I was a little girl I slept with my sisters. There were three of us sleeping in one bed. I always liked sleeping in the middle because I felt safe. Whenever I slept on the side of my bed, my arm would dangle off the bed. I was always scared that something would grab my arm. Also, I was afraid to walk into a dark room.
I didn’t understand at the time how the big bad wolf (satan) likes to work. The devil TRIES to use fear as a scare tactic to get your focus off of God. If you have struggled with fear, then you know it is a form of torment.
1 John 4:18–“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment…” KJV (more…)
Recently I was struggling and praying for a subject to write about, but my mind was blank! I couldn’t come up with a single topic. I wanted to be positively sure that what I shared would be from God because we are living in very critical times.
Well, while getting ready for work one morning I heard in my spirit, the words “THREE LITTLE PIGS”! I thought, “Oh’ my goodness, everyone will think I have absolutely lost my mind.” I asked, “God did I hear you right? I haven’t thought about the Three Little Pigs’ story for many years.”
Then it hit me–the three pigs went out to face the world on their own and build a home for themselves. Well, you know the story, two of them built with sticks and straw, but one built with bricks. Two of the pigs didn’t build on a firm foundation. However, there was one pig that was smart enough to build his house with bricks so it kept standing. (more…)
“In conclusion, be strong in the Lord (be empowered through your union with Him); draw your strength from Him (that strength which His boundless might provides). Put on God’s whole armor (the armor of a heavy – armed soldier which God supplies), that you may be able successfully to stand up against (all) the strategies and the deceits of the devil. For we are not wrestling with flesh and blood (contending only with physical opponents), but against the despotisms, against the powers, against (the master spirits who are) the world rulers of this present darkness, against the spirit forces of wickedness in the heavenly (supernatural) sphere. Therefore put on God’s complete armor, that you may be able to resist and stand your ground on the evil day (of danger), and having done all (the crisis demands), to stand (firmly in your place).” ~ Ephesians 6:10-13 (Amp)
Whether you realize it or not, you wake up every morning on a spiritual battlefield. Unused weapons are ineffective against the enemy. No wars are won without a battle plan and an arsenal. Wars are only won by fighting, and fighting involves using our weapons—not stashing them in the corner of our hearts or parading them around, but by using them. I am not talking about natural weapons here, but rather, spiritual weapons that have been made available to us as Christians. (more…)
Hi Friends! We are excited to welcome Elda McAteer as one of our devotion writers. Her contributions are very insightful and I know you will be blessed and encouraged in your walk with the Lord.
God has impressed me to write about fasting. There are times when we feel the need to fast, but what kind of fast should we choose?
There are times we need to go to the doctor and we have to fast = no eating.
There are times we’re preparing for surgery and we have to fast = no eating.
When we want to lose weight = no eating like we did before. (more…)
All of us have dreams, goals and unfinished tasks yet to be fulfilled in these end times. Perhaps you are wondering what your part is in these “end times”? Even if you have decided to pursue these dreams, what you really have available to fulfill those goals as a Christian?
Looking in the natural it is easy to focus on what we don’t have, rather than what we already have. Comparing ourselves with others is a trap that ensnares us into negative thinking patterns. It’s tempting to get stuck in the “poor me” thinking which results in self-pity and feeling less than others. (more…)
When did you last hear that phrase? Most of us had that expression blasted at us whenever we were sassy as teenagers, or as adults when we have made some unusual statement or done something out of our usual character. Maybe you were even mocked after sharing with someone that you desire to make a significant difference in the world.
Often the enemy attacks Christians with thoughts of doubt trying to smash our God-given dreams with similar phrases such as; 1) “You can’t do that, don’t you know that you’re just one person?” 2) “How would you ever be able to do that? You don’t have any money and no one knows who you are;” etc., etc…. Blah, blah, blah…. (more…)
We are living in the midst of the last-days’ timetable and this will prove to be a very significant year. At the same time, I believe this will be a great year of harvesting souls for God’s Kingdom! God’s Spirit is moving mightily throughout the world and revival is heading our way.
Today is your day to be encouraged by the Word of God and receive His favor in your life. Regardless of what year it is, our God has provisions, blessings, and a storehouse of favor for His people. God has not changed and He is still the same miracle-working God we read about in the Bible. He has a never-ending supply to meet every need that you will ever experience. With that in mind I’m sharing this teaching on the favor of God and what it means to you. (more…)
In review of last week’s first installment of “Get Ready” we learned that being prepared spiritually is more important than anything else. Let’s continue this week with other preparations for these Revelation days.
Recently the Lord told the Morningside Prayer Team to not dread 2013, but rather to delight in the Lord throughout 2013. He said terrible storms and difficult events were ahead of us. The world would experience much turmoil, but God reminded us that He is still the abundant God. God has a never-ending supply of help and provision for those who trust in Him. The Lord said He still had many wonderful blessings for His children and to look to His Kingdom, not the world’s system. (more…)
Prepare – prepare – prepare!!
We are hearing this phrase more and more. Even on the U.S. Government website it lists items we should have on hand to survive a disaster or an unexpected crisis. Reliable prophets are also declaring that we must be prepared for upcoming storms, turmoil, and possible economic collapse.
Well, how do you do all that if you don’t have a lot of money? (more…)